July 26, 2021

Some quotes from Internet tycoons and investors at the World Internet Conference

Under the theme “Smart Interconnection for Openness and Cooperation: Building a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace,” the 6th World Internet Conference kicked off on October 20 in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province (east from China).

Lei Jun, Robin Li, Yang Yuanqing and other internet moguls gave big speeches at the three-day event.

Let’s take a look at some key moments from their speeches:

Zhang Yong, PDG d’Alibaba.

Business development in the digital age has given birth to a new people-oriented business civilization focused on win-win cooperation, openness and sharing, as well as creating value and benefits for the society as a whole.

The new business civilization in the digital age should return to a people-centered approach, paying attention to customers, to the benefits of society as a whole, rather than just focusing on clicks and revenue volumes. business, said Zhang Yong.

“Make it easy to do business anywhere”, Alibaba’s mission is to motivate the evolving business community to pay attention to people, meet social responsibilities, respect others and help them enjoy and achieve new successes, he said.

Lei Jun, president of Xiaomi.

5G is fast becoming an accelerator for the development of the digital economy, said Lei Jun. In addition, he also announced that his company plans to launch more than 10 types of 5G smartphones covering all price segments in the mid-to-high-end market, and he hopes telecom operators can accelerate the expansion of stations. basic 5G.

Robin Li, Chairman of Baidu.

The digital economy is evolving and taking a new step with artificial intelligence as the main driver after the innovation and popularization of the PC and mobile internet, said Robin Li.

The smart economy will bring new vitality to the global economy and will be the main source of support and development of the economy, he added.

As an optimist on artificial intelligence, Robin Li does not share the opinion of some industry insiders who believe that “artificial intelligence will destroy humans”. On the contrary, he believes that artificial intelligence will make people “immortal”, saying that he believes that its development is an opportunity for the whole world and for all men, as well as to make people’s lives more beautiful.

Wang Xing, founder and CEO of Meituan.

The digital economy should implement supply-side reform to develop, said Wang Xing. Digitizing on the demand side is easy as most people use cell phones, but digitizing on the supply side will be much slower.

There is still a long way to go to digitize the supply side, and huge opportunities and challenges lie ahead as sellers consider whether or not to go digital, he added.

Ren Yuxin, COO of Tencent.

The Internet industry must maintain a strong sense of responsibility and raise awareness of protection, while upholding high standards of network ecology in order to create a safe and healthy network environment for young people, said Ren Yuxin .

In addition, the industry should also use the development perspectives to address the relationship between the Internet and young people, as the technology increasingly targets the younger generation, he added.

Zhou Hongyi, PDG de 360 ​​Security Technology.

People should pay attention to network security issues, as shown by new technology and science, Zhou Hongyi said.

While new technologies and science bring convenience and automation to humans, they also pose huge challenges and risks to network security.

Currently, the network is facing new challenges, including digital development. Every smart node and smart device can become a gateway and springboard for attacks on the Internet of Things network, and traditional industries, including manufacturing, are transforming and modernizing via the Internet. Access between virtual and physical space has also highlighted an increased risk of cyber attacks, going beyond the platform, to physical injury, he added.

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